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Energy Efficiency

Published on May 30th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Google’s Energy Efficient Data Centers {VIDEOS}

May 30th, 2011 by  


I shared a video on Google’s Helsinki, Finland data center that is cooled 100% with sea water last week. To follow up, here’s a series of short videos from Google on data center efficiency best practices that Google unveiled last week. Interesting stuff. Check them out:

Intro & Measuring PUE

Manage Airflow

Adjust Thermostat

Utilize Free Cooling

Optimize Power Distribution

More Google Stories on CleanTechnica:

  1. Google’s Clean Energy Projects (7 Big Ones)
  2. Google Maps Will Guide EV Drivers to Charging Stations
  3. Google Tries Wireless EV Charging from PluglessPower
  4. New Google Earth Map Lets Homeowners Predict Solar Power

More Data Center Stories on CleanTechnica:

  1. “Cleanest” and “Dirtiest” Internet Data Centers (Yahoo & Google Rock! Apple & Facebook.. not so much)
  2. Google Data Center in Finland to be 100% Cooled with Ocean Water {VIDEO}
  3. Data Center Infographic (+ Opportunities for Efficiency Improvements)
  4. Look Inside the Biggest Websites’ Data Centers {INFOGRAPHIC}

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About the Author

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.



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